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Labour Law Gazette Notifications

Released Date: 29th Jan, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

The Factories (Uttar Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2017

As per notification published in the official gazette dated 29th January 2018, the Uttar Pradesh government has amended the Factories Act, 1948 to make following significant changes: (i) Under Section 2 (m) - Applicability - It has been increased from ten or more workmen to twenty or more workmen with aid of power and from twenty or more workmen to forty or more workmen without aid of power. (ii) Under Section 64 with reference to State Governments power to make rule, the provision for a total number of overtime for one quarter has been increased from fifty hours to one hundred hours, which will be subject to State Government framing such rule (iii) Under Section 65 with reference to State Government power to grant exemption, the provision for some factories to work for Overtime exceeding normal overtime in a quarter has been increased from earlier maximum limit of seventy-five hours to one hundred and fifteen hours (iv) Under Section 66, Restriction of employment of women - A new proviso has been added empowering State Government to grant employment of any woman between hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. by way of releasing a notification mentioning therein the provisions for the safety and facilities to be given to woman employees

Effective Date: 29th Jan, 2018

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